Jake holds a Master's in Sports Science and a Bachelor's in Exercise Science. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach (USAW L1). Currently Jake is a full time writer and reporter for BarBend. He also personal trains clients through his personal business Concrete Athletics and at Intrepid Gym in Hoboken. Jake has worked with general fitness clients, multiple types of athletes, and has a lot of experience working with youth-level trainees.